Herbert J. Lumpp, Jr., 79, Jasper

Herbert J. Lumpp, Jr., 79, of Jasper, died Thursday, April 29, at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville. He was born in Arlington Heights, Illinois, July 15, 1940, to Herbert J. Sr. and Violet (Kraake) Lumpp  He married Marilyn Franciere January 6, 1962, at St. Simeon Church in Bellwood, Illinois. Herbert was a U.S. Army veteran. He worked as a press […]

Mary Ruth Emmons, 91, Cuzco

Mary Ruth Emmons, 91. of Cuzco, died Wednesday, April 29, at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper. She was born in Cuzco December 28, 1928, to Earl and Olive (Cox) Beatty. She married George W. “Buddy” Emmons June 20, 1948, at Cuzco Methodist Church. He died January 23, 2015. Mary Ruth was a 1946 graduate of Cuzco High School. She […]

Edna Mae Norman, 102, Birdseye

Edna Mae Norman, 102, of Birdseye, died Tuesday, April 28, at her son’s home in Indianapolis. She was born in Birdseye March 2, 1918, to William and Anna (Brady) Choate. She married Chester Spencer July 6, 1940. He died in 1970. She married Carroll “Clay” Norman December 16, 1972. He died in 2009. Edna was employed as an inspector at RCA […]

Ethan James Kento Lubbers, 13, St. Anthony

Ethan James Kento Lubbers, 13, of St. Anthony, died Tuesday, April 28, at his home. He was born in Jasper October 6, 2006, to Philip and Mayumi (Tanahara) Lubbers. Ethan was a seventh grade student at Forest Park Junior/Senior High School. He was a member of Divine Mercy Parish, Sacred Heart Catholic Church. He enjoyed playing outside with his cousins, […]

OFS Donates Masks to Memorial Hospital

Jasper (NNDC): On Tuesday, April 28th, OFS donated and delivered 10,000 level 1 masks to staff at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center.  Memorial Hospital Caregivers celebrated by holding signs that said “Thank You OFS for Protecting Us!” “The generosity shown by OFS and from the communities we serve is humbling.  Our caregivers have been the recipients of meals, sweet treats, […]

New Road Work Announced for 3rd Ave. Jasper

Jasper (NNDC): The Jasper Street Dept, along with its paving Contractor, will be milling the asphalt on 3rd Ave at the Charlotte Ave & Hilary Dr intersection on Thursday, April 30. Paving of this area will then take place on Friday, May 1. This area will be open to motorists, however delays are to be expected & therefore, motorists may wish […]

Gov. Holcomb Announces Large-Scale COVID-19 Testing for Hoosiers

(NNDC) Gov. Holcomb Announces Large-Scale COVID-19 Testing for Hoosiers   Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced OptumServe Health Services, powered by Logistics Health, Inc., will open sites across Indiana in the next seven days to begin large-scale testing of Hoosiers. “Launching this partnership with Optum further expands Indiana’s COVID-19 testing capacity,” said Gov. Holcomb. “These free tests will be available […]

Eileen LaVerne Schitter, 85, Ireland

Eileen LaVerne Schitter, 85, of Ireland, died at 1:09 p.m. Monday, April 27, in the Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper, Indiana. She was born in Ireland November 6, 1934, to Frank and Laura (Schue) Nord. She married Melvin Schitter August 24, 1963, at Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church in Mariah Hill. He died March 20, 2007. Eileen was a 1952 […]